Healthtech: How to make sure we don’t go back to square one after coronavirus

22nd May, 2020

The UK's healthcare system has adopted digital technologies at a remarkable rate - but will the momentum hold up post-Covid?


Opportunity in adversity: how Covid-19 will change NHS innovation forever

6th April, 2020

The Covid-19 outbreak has meant that in just a few weeks, the NHS has achieved something pretty remarkable – a wholesale shift to providing care via digital health.


Show your working: evidence as the key to successful medtech innovation

3rd April, 2020

The adoption and spread of medtech innovations has long been a challenge in the NHS, particularly for SMEs. The Long Term Plan acknowledges that this process needs to be faster, clearer and simpler, so that innovations, and their benefits, get to patients and clinicians faster.


Celebrating 15 Years of healthcare innovation

15th November, 2019

We're celebrating 15 years of successful healthcare innovation at Health Enterprise East.


Use it, don’t lose it: How medtech innovators can best use their funding

17th October, 2019

Innovators looking to kickstart their ventures can often be confused on the best source of funding, and it’s easy to understand why. Several types of funding are available, each with their own pros and cons


Cutting-edge medtech solutions on show at the annual NHS Health Innovation Expo

10th September, 2019

As the health and medtech industry descended upon Manchester last week for the annual NHS Health Innovation Expo, the HEE team thoroughly enjoyed finding out about the staggering array of cutting-edge medtech solutions that are being developed.


Transitioning Academic Research into Industry

14th August, 2019

Are you an innovator translating your idea from academia or the clinic into industry? Take a look at this article from our own Chloe Moss about how to navigate this tricky path.


Insights from the Clinical Entrepreneurs Forum

12th July, 2019

The Health Enterprise East and Eastern AHSN team’s had an exciting June hosting two Clinical Entrepreneurs Forums in Essex and Norwich respectively for fourteen of our healthcare innovators.


How Medtech Can Address the Gender Imbalance

23rd April, 2019

Over 75% of the NHS workforce is female and yet in our work at HEE, only around a third of the clinical entrepreneurs submitting ideas for new medical technologies are female.


Economical thinking – The key to funding innovation

11th February, 2019

Innovative new products transform industries and improve lives every day.


Finding the Perfect MedTech Partner

8th August, 2018

The innovation process, of translating an idea into a product or service, is not something you can do in isolation.


Celebrating the NHS at 70: Inventions decade by decade

4th July, 2018

If you ask people what they think about the NHS, the first response is very often one of heartfelt affection


Surviving the Valley of Death

18th June, 2018

This should be easy, right? The customer of my product is who will be using and benefitting from it.


Insights from the Surgery Health Hack

23rd March, 2018

The Health Enterprise East team had a great couple of days delivering the Health Hack on Surgery on 18-19 January at the Trinity Centre, Cambridge.

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